Fundacion Pazamanos: Helping Medellín Move Forward

Fundacion Pazamanos is an NGO using arts, photography and participatory work within the community to demonstrate how people can dream whatever they want.

Nueva Alejandria: Luxury Apartments for Less

Nueva Alejandria is a luxury apartment building along Poblado’s Milla de Oro (Golden Mile). It features one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Wednesday Nights at Envy

Wednesday nights at Envy feature live music. It’s a relaxed environment to go for drinks, grab some sushi and enjoy the nice weather.

The Best Parks in Medellin

Ryan’s picks for the top five parks in Medellin, including Parque El Salado in Envigado, Parque Arvi and Parque de los Descalzos.

Buenos Aires: Underrated and Undiscovered

Ryan explores Buenos Aires, a comuna just east of downtown Medellin.

Romero Cocina Artesanal

Located in Poblado, Romero Cocina Artesanal is a popular Mediterranean-style restaurant specializing in thin crust pizzas.

Colombia Explained: The FARC

This is a 12-minute history of the FARC, who have waged civil war in Colombia for the last 50 years, and are currently in peace talks with the government. President Santos is banking on the peace process for his re-election this year, but there are a lot of powerful forces who’d rather see the war […]

Plaza Minorista: A Farmer’s Market in El Centro

Ryan explores Plaza Minorista, a farmer’s market in downtown Medellin full of fresh meat and produce.

Sushi Taste: A Japanese Restaurant, Born from Benihana

Ryan discovers Japanese food at Sushi Taste, a new Laureles restaurant that features teppanyaki too.

Medellin Events: August 2013

This year, the full schedule of events for La Feria de las Flores is taking place in August. There are literally hundreds of events associated with the annual Flower Festival, so listing them all would be impossible, but we’ve put together the highlights below, including the biggest parades and concerts, as well as a link […]